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The Associated Press

In this Jan. 29, 1997, file photo, retired Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee hearing on the Persian Gulf War illness. Schwarzkopf died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, in Tampa, Fla. He was 78.

Gallery: Retired Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf dies

Dec. 27, 2012 @ 08:52 PM

Retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, who topped an illustrious military career by commanding the U.S.-led international coalition that drove Saddam Hussein’s forces out of Kuwait in 1991 but kept a low public profile in controversies over the second Gulf War against Iraq, died Thursday. He was 78.

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